May 14, 2022, 5:50 a.m. HST
Concert tickets are now on sale for ukulele trio Nue on June 18 and roots acoustic percussionist Joachim Cooder on June 23. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Bryan Tolentino, Halehaku Seabury and Kama Hopkins are the winners of the Nā Hōkū Hanohano and are rooted in the rich Hawaiian culture of ʻukulele and Hawaiian music.
They came together to combine vocal harmonies, with Tolentino on tenor ukulele, Seabury on baritone ukulele, and Hopkins on bass ukulele.
Prior to the concert, the trio will lead a free ukulele workshop on June 18 at the McCoy Studio Theater at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required online.
Cooder is known as a world-class acoustic roots percussionist associated with the Buena Vista Social Club, along with his father Ry Cooder.
Accompanying himself on the electric mbira, a uniquely African percussion instrument, and other melodic instruments, Cooder is an innovator of Appalachian music and blues, transforming sounds that deeply draw listeners into a trance-like experience. and trance.
He will be accompanied by Grammy-winning bassist Mark Fain.
The MACC box office is not open for window transactions, but is open the night of the show for call pick up. Online orders use print-at-home tickets to facilitate contactless transactions. Tickets can also be downloaded to electronic devices to be scanned upon entering the venue. The box office is available for inquiries by email or by phone at 808-242-7649, Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For a weekly list of Maui music and other events, go to Maui Entertainment, Arts, Community, May 12-May 18 and click here.